ID row bad news for transatlantic travellers

 作者:汲沈矶     |      日期:2019-03-03 08:04:02
By Duncan Graham-Rowe THE US and the European Union are embroiled in a row over biometric passports that may soon make it much harder for people to travel across the Atlantic. The US has stipulated that any passport issued after October 2005 carried by a foreign visitor must include a biometric chip. These new passports are intended to increase security by including data encoding the owner’s facial characteristics, fingerprints or iris scans, stored on a chip embedded in the document. This should make it harder to fake a passport,